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SEPTEMBER/OCTOBER 2021,
OUR 25TH YEAR

A bi-monthly adventure travel magazine
by a Pacific Northwest consortium of journalist/photographers.
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  FEATURED TRAVEL STORIES FOR SEPTEMBER/OCTOBER 2021  
     
 
  Virginia fire  

WILDFIRE PREVENTION by Lynn Rosen
Unless you’ve been under a rock or in a cave for the last few months, you know that we’re well into a drier-than-normal fire season this year. Whether you’re camping or hiking this summer, or staying around home, you can help prevent wildfires by reducing fire risks and following these wildfire safety tips.

 
         
  Majestic Princess  

CRUISE COVID PRECAUTIONS
by Yvette Cardozo

In more normal times, boarding a large cruise ship with 3,500 strangers is not exactly high adventure. But in these weird days with the history of Covid-19 infections on cruise ships, yes, it definitely can be just that.

 
         
  Fort Rock concert  

TIME TRAVEL TO FORT ROCK AND MUSEUM by Lee Juillerat
Beginning in 1988, Fort Rock Valley people began gathering remnants of what the disappointed and disillusioned settlers left behind. A doctor's office, several cabins, homes, a school house, blacksmith shop and several other buildings have been relocated at the outdoor museum.

 
         
  Jousting  

RENAISSANCE FAIRES

Transported back to the 16th Century I find myself at Faire. In those days, yearly events were held to celebrate the demise of winter and resurrection of spring. Farmers presented early crops, crafters hawked their goods, and inn keepers tempted passersby with their most delectable dishes.

 
         
  Alder Creek Ranch roping on a One-Wheel   ADVENTURING IN NEVADA AND OREGON’S OUTBACK
by Larry Turner

The Kiger Creek expedition was the culmination of a two-week outback adventure which John and I had planned the previous year. We started with an adventure-filled week at Nevada’s Alder Creek Ranch.
 
         
  Timothy Pilgrim, poet   TIMOTHY PILGRIM, HIGH ON ADVENTURE'S POET LAUREATE
Out of Montana, for good
 
"Condos rented on the Blackfoot, cabins
up the Swan, outsiders stomp grass
along the wrong river, seldom see
cutthroat glow red, take on brilliance, 
flash past a Black Ghost, dive deep,
 
         
  Sasquatch underwater garden   ON A SASQUATCH HUNT
by Steve Giordano

The Sasquatch hunter who led us was a very persuasive guy who could ignite enthusiasm with his impossible stories. He had a little box of hair and rocks that he insisted came from Sasquatch and which he said he had insured with Lloyd's of London.
 
         
  Fishing boat winch   SAINT-PIERRE et MIQUELON:
The last French territory in North America by Brad Hathaway

During our sojourn through eastern Canada, we took a short side trip to France - but we didn’t cross the Atlantic Ocean to the European Continent. No, we took a ninety-minute ferry ride to a tiny outpost of French sovereignty.
 
         
  Wood River accessible trail users  

ADA ACCESSIBLE KLAMATH
by Chris Wayne

We live in the Klamath Basin for many reasons, and outdoor recreation is one of the greatest appeals. I’ll focus on places in the Basin that are accessible to people with mobility impairments, and who use wheelchairs and other mobility devices.